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Large kilim rugs 226cm x 440cm/7'41'' x 14'43''

1,400.00

Large kilim rugs 226cm x 440cm/7’41” x 14’43”

1,400.00

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Bring a floral touch to your living room with this large kilim rugs. With a bright colour and a soft touch, this large kilim rugs is reminiscent of the lush gardens of the English countryside. This large kilim rugs was hand woven in pure wool. It is a unique piece from our collection of large kilim rugs.

The Moldavian kilim rug is a handmade carpet. It has always been made by hand, starting with the spinning of the wool, dyeing it, right up to the weaving of the kilim carpet. The most tedious part has always been the spinning of wool, as it involves cleaning all the plant debris that has accumulated in sheep’s wool. It was all done by hand.

Natural, original and large, this  kilim rug is perfect as a complement for an extravagant decoration. This large kilim rugs has been hand-woven in pure wool. The dimensions of this large kilim rugs will allow you to completely cover the floor of your living room and will offer comfort and warmth to your interior. A unique piece.

If you are wondering why wool was spun and dyed by hand instead of being bought, it is simply because neither the colours nor the quality of wool needed for carpet weaving were available to buy. The only solution was to make it yourself.

The majority of the looms on which the Moldavian kilim rugs were woven could be dismantled. They were assembled in rooms at the beginning of winter and dismantled when the warm weather arrived. But some carpet sizes, the very large ones, required special looms that could not be assembled and disassembled with the changing seasons. Only those peasants who could allocate a room in their house to store this cumbersome device owned one and could weave large kilim rugs.

People wove first for themselves, then for their loved ones and then to generate additional income. It was not uncommon to see grandmothers working long hours weaving large kilim rugs for their very young grandchildren to use in their own homes when they became adults.

The weaving of these flowery kilim rugs was very time-consuming because of the abundant floral patterns. Three people worked 12 to 14 hours a day for several weeks weaving these large kilim rugs. Two people worked tirelessly at weaving, only stopping for lunch, and the third person wove between preparing meals for the others.

Dimensions of the large kilim rugs :  226cm x 440cm

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